Cim Training Quiz. Week 1

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Cim Training Quiz. Week 1 - Quiz

Chapter 1-5. Sepsis Handbook and BMx presentation/webinars.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is BMx FDA claim for PCT?
  • 2. 
    Outline the updated stages and criteria of SIRS
  • 3. 
    There are four (4) main reasons why it is important to identify a patients infection early? What are the four (4) main reasons in laymen terms?
  • 4. 
    There are seven (7) questions that a physician must answer in the  initial management of an infection. What are the seven (7) questions?
  • 5. 
    What are three (3) advantages of PCT?
  • 6. 
    What is procalcitonin?
  • 7. 
    In your own words, what is happening in the body when a patient is septic?
  • 8. 
    What is the importance of early detection?
  • 9. 
    What is your Take Away this week?
  • 10. 
    SIRS stands for systemic Inflammatory response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A substantial portion of septic patients do not have underlying disease bearing on their life expectancy?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Sepsis is defined as
    • A. 

      Deleterious host response to infection which is generally attributed to an uncontrolled and excessive, cytokine-mediated, host inflammatory response.

    • B. 

      The body's systemic response to infection.

    • C. 

      Presence of infection plus other sign and symptoms.

    • D. 

      A and B only

  • 13. 
    Diagnosis of infection includes:
    • A. 

      Identifying that source

    • B. 

      Identifying the existence

    • C. 

      Uncovering the Microorganism

    • D. 

      Severity assessment

  • 14. 
    The initial management of a serious infection must proceed in a timely and systematic way. It is recommended that within the first hour blood samples should be taken?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Identify the most common sources of serious infections
    • A. 

      UTI

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Common Cold

    • D. 

      Acute Meningitis

    • E. 

      Acute abdominal pain

  • 16. 
    Pneumonia is one of the most common sources of serious infection. Two classifications of Pneumonia that are identified as "serious", they are community acquired and ventilator associated? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    __________ and __________are among priority measures during the 6-hour resuscitation period of initial sepsis management?
  • 18. 
    Name three (3) limitations of PCT?
  • 19. 
    Blood cultures remain the cornerstone of microbiological documentation of sepsis?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Drawbacks of blood cultures are 
    • A. 

      Specificity

    • B. 

      Sensitivity

    • C. 

      Slow growing organisms

    • D. 

      None of the above

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